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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1911
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Gardening program hosted by Jim Wilson and joined by Bob Smaus, Roger Swain, Lucinda Mays and Peter Seabrook as international travel correspondent. Series chef is Marion Morash. Special correspondent is Holly Shimizu. The Boston-based Victory Garden (w/ Roger Swain) is located at a private residence; Victory Garden South is at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia; Victory Garden West is at Roger's Garden Center in Corona del Mar, California. Original program: Crockett's Victory Garden - premiered April 6, 1976. Hosted by Jim Crockett. Second host Bob Thomson (for 12 years till 1991). Series release date: 1976

Program Description

Holly Shimizu revisits the garden of Philip Watson in Fredericksburg, VA. Mr. Watson is a designer who also has a small retail nursery business. Back in Lexington, Mass., Roger Swain, Roger Cook and Tom Wirth continue working on the Front Yard project, this week laying the artificial stone walk, relocating sod and installing the post and rail fence. Rules for the contest are given again.

Plant of the week: Oriental Poppy



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1911,” 04/09/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0888BC4848F74B92BF4454ECA31B8795.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1911.” 04/09/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0888BC4848F74B92BF4454ECA31B8795>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1911. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0888BC4848F74B92BF4454ECA31B8795
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